What is ‘attachment’ and how does it affect our relationships?

Research across many years and many cultures has found around 35-40% of people say they feel insecure in their adult relationships. While 60-65% experience secure, loving and satisfying relationships. How secure or insecure we are with our romantic partners depends, in part, on how we bonded with our parents at a young age. From the day we were born we […]

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How to get a full-body workout with reformer Pilates

Adele stunned everyone with gorgeous pics from Drake’s birthday party this week – and she attributes her newly toned physique to reformer Pilates. But, before you all start manically booking classes, there are a few things you should know in order to get the best out of your reformer Pilates workout. Because those machines look like medieval torture devices, so […]

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Gut instincts: Researchers discover first clues on how gut health influences brain health

New cellular and molecular processes underlying communication between gut microbes and brain cells have been described for the first time by scientists at Weill Cornell Medicine and Cornell’s Ithaca campus. Over the last two decades, scientists have observed a clear link between autoimmune disorders and a variety of psychiatric conditions. For example, people with autoimmune disorders such as inflammatory bowel […]

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How Bethenny Frankel Balances Parenting With Work: Family 'Is Always First'

Bethenny Frankel isn’t afraid to put her career on the back burner to be there for her 9-year-old daughter, Bryn. “Family time is always first, so that’s why work time is very stressful,” the Real Housewives of New York City alum, 48, recently told Us Weekly exclusively while promoting her partnership with Moose Toys celebrating the launch of Scruff-a-Luvs Real […]

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How social connectedness affects health

Many Americans do not realize that what takes place in the formal healthcare system only affects 15 percent of the outcomes for an individual and their family. The other 85 percent is attributed to our social determinants of health, or SDOH, which include the social and economic barriers that people experience such as housing issues, food insecurity, transportation and mobility […]

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How seniors perceive oral health may make all the difference whether they will seek treatment, according to study

How do senior citizens perceive the importance of their oral health? The answer to that question might make all the difference whether they’ll decide to seek treatment. New research at the School of Dental Medicine at Case Western Reserve University looks to change the strategy in identifying seniors’ perception. The idea is to find a correlation between seniors who value […]

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How the brain repurposes unused regions

In adults that are born blind, the “visual” cortex is activated in a similar way during a listening task, according to new research in JNeurosci. The results answer questions about how development can override anatomy to influence brain function. Previous research observed that the “visual” cortex in blind people is recruited for other functions, but it was not known if […]

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Experts can tell what type of dementia a patient has by how they WALK

Scientists claim they can tell what type of dementia a patient has by the way they WALK Researchers found that people with Lewy body dementia walk differently  They change their walking steps more – varying step time and length  Scientists at the University of Newcastle analysed the walk of 110 people  Scientists can tell what type of dementia a patient has […]

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How sleepless nights compromise the health of your gut

It is well known that individuals who work night shifts or travel often across different time zones have a higher tendency to become overweight and suffer from gut inflammation. The underlying cause for this robust phenomenon has been the subject of many studies that tried to relate physiological processes with the activity of the brain’s circadian clock, which is generated […]

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